It’s often said that the Crunchies are the Oscars of tech. It’s with great anticipation that we bring you the best of innovation in technology from the past year in an environment that’s fun and elegant. In an effort to continue to raise the bar each year, we are excited to announce John Oliver as our host for the 2012 Crunchies Awards.
John Oliver has been a writer and correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart since 2006, and he’s also had his own Comedy Central series, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, since 2009. He’s also had multiple Writers Guild and Emmy Nomination for his writing on The Daily Show and won the Emmy Award for Best Comedy Writing In A Comedy or Variety Series in both 2009 and 2011.
We invite all of you to come out on Jan 31st to participate in what’s one of the most exciting nights for all of us here at TechCrunch and for the tech community. You can get your tickets below!
The 6th Annual Crunchies Awards
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA
7:30pm – midnight – Awards Ceremony and After Party
A night of celebration with festive attire.
Tickets are on sale here. Be sure to act fast!
Voting is open now.
Voting closes: Thursday, January 24th at 11:59 p.m. PST
Finalists were announced yesterday.
Best Technology Achievement (2011 winner: Siri)
Baumgartner Jump (Related posts)
Google Glass (Related posts)
Mars Curiosity (Related posts)
SpaceX docks with International Space Station (Related posts)
Tesla Supercharger Network (Related posts)
VC of the Year (2011 winner: Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz)
Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz (Related posts/posts)
Matt Cohler (Related posts)
Jim Goetz (Related posts)
Michael Moritz (Related posts)
Peter Thiel (Related posts)
Founder of the Year (2011 winner: Jack Dorsey)
Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia (Airbnb) (Related posts)
Kevin and Julia Hartz and Renaud Visage (Eventbrite) (Related posts)
Elon Musk (SpaceX, Tesla) (Related posts)
Kevin Systrom (Instagram) (Related posts)
Nir Zuk (Palo Alto Networks) (Related posts)
CEO of the Year (2011 winner: Jeff Weiner)
Dick Costolo (Twitter) (Related posts)
Phil Libin (Evernote) (Related posts)
Marissa Mayer (Yahoo!) (Related posts)
Larry Page (Google) (Related posts)
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) (Related posts)
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